Steps to Starting a Second Chance Hiring Program ft. Union Pacific

Manufacturers are well-positioned to lead in welcoming people into their workforce who are ready and willing to develop their skills and seize the second chance for a promising career.

The Building Blocks of a Successful Second Chance Hiring Initiative

Are you interested in creating your own second chance hiring program? Since late 2021, Union Pacific has worked with the Manufacturing Institute to implement a second chance hiring program at their Houston location. Join us to hear from Ken Kuwamura, Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Talent Acquisition, and learn how Union Pacific:

  • Identified and prepared community partners to support this initiative;
  • Updated their HR policies to increase the success of second chance candidates;
  • Overcame hurdles to implement this initiative

About the Second Chance Program

Partnering with Stand Together Trust, the Manufacturing Institute is guiding industry to grow the modern manufacturing workforce while closing the opportunity gap. Through roundtable discussions, webinars, C-suite leadership events, case studies and research, the Manufacturing Institute is helping manufacturers navigate second chance hiring and best practices. If you are interested in learning more about the Manufacturing Institute’s Second Chance Hiring initiative, see our website for more information and resources.

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